We are delighted to offer Veg-tan Goat Leather belt blanks as part of our new range.
The straps are made from Veg-tan Goat leather that has been folded and sewn down both sides with natural linen thread, Please select the width you require from the drop down menu, all straps come out between 55 – 65 ” lengths, If you would like it pre-cut to suit your length requirements please add this as a note on the order.
We make these to order so please allow 1-2 weeks for production and dispatch, if you are on a deadline please contact us before ordering 🙂
****Please note that goats aren’t that big so your strap will have a joins in it, this will not effect its strength****
Please allow some variation in colour due to differences in monitors…….and goats.
Suitable for portrayal of a 9th – 14th C ‘European’ persona.
This belt is accepted for use within:
The Vikings (NFPS)
Many other Groups and Societies also accept these for use, if in doubt please check with your group/society Authenticity/Provenance Officer or refer to your kit Guides. If you would like to add your Group or Society to the above list please let us know.
Strap construction follows examples from the period finds from the 9th – 11th C.
Leather and Leatherworking in Anglo-Scandinavian and Medieval York – Q.Mould, I.Carlisle & E.Cameron, page 3396, find reference 15697 Type 4 subcategory a1.
Schleswig Assemblage – Schnack 1998, abb.24, no.3